Minnesota Brain Injury Alliance
August 8, 2018

In this issue:


2018 Walk for Thought
The 2018 Walk for Thought will take place on Saturday, September 15 at the Duluth Lakewalk in Duluth, CentraCare Health Plaza in Saint Cloud and at Long Lake Regional Park in New Brighton in the Twin Cities.

This year, we have partnered with Classy.org to help handle our online registration and donation system. Registration will look a little different from past years, however all of the features (and more!) are still available!

Register your team today by choosing the site closest to you: Duluth, Saint Cloud or the Twin Cities in New Brighton.


Find out more about the Walk for Thought!

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2018 Citizen Advocate Academy
Join us for our next Citizen Advocate Academy on Tuesday, August 21. Help shape public policy to improve the quality of life for people with Brain Injury by learning the skills you need to share your story, understand the state budget, and participate in elections. Send your RSVP or questions to Mollie Clark. Click here for more information.

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Caregiver Advocacy and Resource Education
The Minnesota Stroke Association in collaboration with the State of Minnesota Department of Human Services Live Well at Home Grant will present education sessions about caregiving through the Caregiver Advocacy and Resource Education (CARE) Program. The program will also include 30 minutes of social time for caregivers to connect and benefit from the experience, skills, and wisdom of other caregivers.

Details on our next session: Navigating the Community-Based Waivers - August 29: This presentation will provide a high-level overview of Elderly Waiver (EW), the Alternative Care (AC) Program. We will explain what spend-downs are, and differentiate between asset and monthly spend-downs. We will introduce resources for help and next steps.

Click here for more information on the Caregiver Advocacy and Resource Education series or call our Education and Community Outreach Department at 763-553-0088.

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Brain Injury Educational Classes
The Minnesota Brain Injury Alliance offers a variety of educational classes - including our monthly Brain Injury Basics class - for families, individuals and professionals in the Twin Cities. Our educators can also train your staff on-site at your facility with our Traveling Workshops.

Brain Injury Basics:
Caregiving: August 23
Brain Injury Basics: September 27

Registration is required for all classes. Brain Injury Basics takes place in the Minnesota Brain Injury Alliance offices in Roseville from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Cost is $25 for professionals; a $5 donation is appreciated from consumers.

Click here for more information on our Education opportunities or call our Education and Community Outreach Department at 612-378-2742 or 800-669-6442.

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Lunch and Learn Seminars
Are you ready to have lunch and learn AND get your CEUs? The Minnesota Brain Injury Alliance is offering Lunch and Learn Seminars at our offices in Roseville and are targeted for Social Workers and Social Service Professionals.

Sessions will take place on August 14, September 12, October 16, November 14.

Click here for complete information on our 2018 Lunch and Learn Seminars.

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Classified Ad Opportunities
We are pleased to provide an online opportunity for organizations to broadcast their message about job openings, services and more through affordable, convenient advertising. This bi-weekly electronic publication is sent to more than 8,000 professionals, paraprofessionals and persons with brain injury and their families.

The cost to run a classified ad of up to 250 words is $20 for one edition or $30 for two editions. Ads must be submitted in electronic form to receive this rate. Ads submitted in hard copy will be charged an additional $15 administrative fee. To learn more about this affordable, convenient advertising opportunity, please e-mail Phil at philg@braininjurymn.org or call 612-378-2742 or 800-669-6442. Advertising is posted at the end of the publication under the heading "Classified Ads."

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Minnesota Brain Injury Alliance
2277 Highway 36 West, Suite 200, Roseville, MN 55113-3830

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